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Gulfport Library – Orange Grove
The Replacement and Relocation of the Gulfport Library is a new construction project located on Old Hwy. 49, North of I-10 in Gulfport, Mississippi. The new building is 32,121square feet (17,232 square feet on the first floor and 14,889 square feet on the second floor). This new building is replacing the existing library that was damaged during Hurricane Katrina. The building structure is cast-in-place concrete and the concrete columns will be exposed in the interior. The first floor/foundation is slab on grade with strip footings and spread footings at column locations. The second floor and lower roof slab are structural concrete slab. The upper roof is metal deck on light gage steel trusses. Exterior material include: hand-formed brick, architectural precast panels, lintels and columns, glass fiber reinforce concrete panels, copings, and pediment, cementitious stucco soffits, aluminum storefront and curtainwall. Roofing systems include both low-slope modified bitumen and sloped prefinished metal standing seam. Interior finishes include lay-in acoustic ceilings, suspended GWB ceilings and furr-downs, wood veneer wall panels, carpet, ceramic tile, terrazzo, granite (tile and slab), vinyl composition tile, and structural glass guardrails with stainless steel components. Modular casework and custom millwork will be utilized.
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